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About Amy Phillips, MD

PGY-2 Resident
Sinai-Grace Hospital/Wayne State University
Department of Emergency Medicine
4 06, 2017

Trick of the Trade: Linear Transducers for Point of Care Ultrasound in Intrauterine Pregnancy Evaluation


Ultrasound in Intrauterine PregnancyThe volume of women presenting to the emergency department (ED) with newly diagnosed first-trimester pregnancies and suspected ectopic pregnancies sometimes seems like an infinitely growing number. As ED physicians, proper identification of an intrauterine pregnancy (IUP) in these patients is of paramount importance and the initial imaging test of choice for many has become bedside point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).